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Massasoit Community College 

Forty- Third Annual 

Honors Convocation 




June 2, 2010 
7:00 p.m. 



Buckley Performing Arts Center 
Brockton, Massachusetts 



With great joy, 

the Massasoit community 

dedicates this evening 

to those who have demonstrated excellence 

in leadership and academic achievement 



Introductions Maureen Thayer 

Dean of Students 

Welcome Dr. Charles Wall 

President, Massasoit Community College 

Greeting James M. Barrows, Jr. 

Chair, Board of Trustees 



ALICE STONE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 
FOR THE LIBERAL ARTS DEPARTMENT 

Presenter Cynthia Daly 

Alumna, Massasoit Community College 

Recipient 
Wendy Merlain 



ALPHA KAPPA UPSILON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 
OF PHI THETA KAPPA DARLENE ELLIS SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Janis Williams 

Interim President, PTK Alumni Association 

Recipients 
Brittany Demulis Deena Adams 



ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL CLUB 
OF PLYMOUTH COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenters Janet Story 

President, Altrusa Club 

Ann Allaire 

Vice President, Altrusa Club 

Recipient 

Denetra Thomas 

ARCHITECTURAL FACULTY AWARD 

Presenter Professor Irving Weiner 

Architecture 

Recipient 
Jennifer Williams 

BAY STATE GAS FIRE SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Professor Antonio Gomes 

Fire Science 

Recipients 

Jeffrey Kelley Eric McGraw 

Christopher Kerkhoff Timothy Smith 

BERNIE FEITLEBERG RADIO STUDENT OF THE YEAR 

Presenter Virginia Hunter 

Assistant Director, T. V. and Radio 

Recipient 

Marc Bloom 



BESSIE C. & WILLIAM G. WALKER'S MEMORIAL 
SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE SCHOOL OF NURSING 

Presenter Cynthia Daly 

Alumna, Massasoit Community College 

Recipient 
Sulyn McCarthy 

BETTY LESSER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Professor Barbara Waible 

Department Chair, Nurse Education 

Recipient 
Dawn Pond 



BILL HAMMOND "SUPER FANTASTIC" SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Edward Krasnow 

Director, T. V. and Radio 

Recipient 

Shadi Al Hindi 



BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE 
CHANCELLOR'S MERIT TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Kerryn Snyder 

Coordinator, A.R.C. Math Services 

Recipient 

Nicholas Mosesso 

DARLEEN FERZOCO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Elizabeth Collins 

Courts el or, LA TCH Program 

Recipient 

Mary Belinda Cyprien 

DAWN BUTLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Vicki Stuart 

CEO, Central Maine Federal Credit Union 

Recipient 

Erin Walker 

ED FAHEY MEMORIAL AWARD 

Presenter Professor Irving Weiner 

Architecture 
Recipient 

Joseph E. Moore 



Faculty Association Scholarships 

DEBBIE PINCOLINI BARONI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Professor Kenn Anania 

English 

Recipient 

Keith Holmander 



FACULTY SCHOLAR AWARDS 

Presenter Professor James Tressel 

Physics 

Recipients 

Laura Connolly Peter Hadden Thomas Kelley 

Jack Ferdman Gillian White 



FAYE BERZON SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Professor Barbara Waible 

Department Chair, Nurse Education 

Recipient 

Deirdre Hanniffy 



GRADUATES OF MASSASOIT'S HONORS PROGRAM 

Presenter Professor Susan Martelli 

Coordinator, Honors Program 

Recipients 

Peter A. Bertelli Nicholas Deisadze Wendy Merlain 

Sarah Chefitz Brittany Demulis Suzanne Morris 

Alyssa Davis Patrick Hill Siomara Rivera 

GREEN KEY SOCIETY 

Presenter Interim Vice President Richard Cronin 

Student Services and Enrollment Management 

Recipients 

Antonio Arguello Michael Columbo Wendy Merlain 

Erin Brogan Jeruza Dos Santos Bill Stuart 

Angelina Campia Keila Jesus Victor Ukatu 

HELEN B. BULMAN AWARD 

Presenter Professor Judy Shannon 

Director, Dental Assistant Program 

Recipient 

Ashley Downes 

JOHN CHASE MASSASOIT THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Professor Ellen Kelly 

Communicative Arts 

Recipient 

Renee Oliviera 



KIM GOMES TELEVISION STUDENT OF THE YEAR 

Presenter Ed Krasnow 

Director, T.V. and Radio 

Recipient 

Edward Gato 

LATCH RECOGNITION AWARD 

Presenter Elizabeth Collins 

Counselor, LATCH Program 

Recipients 

Edward Bergeron Michael Comeau Robert Rusconi 

MARY E. BAKER SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Denise Baker-Bradley 

Brockton Community Activist 

Recipient 

Renata Silva 

MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE 
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenters Bonnie Blackler 

President, Alumni Association 

Patricia Cook 
Vice President, Alumni Association 

Recipients 

Peter A. Bertelli Shellie Costa 



MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE 
CULINARY SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Professor Paul Weeden 

Culinary Arts 

Recipients 

Ricardo Abarca Amanda Garrod 

MASSASOIT MATHEMATICS TEAM AWARD 



Presenter Professor Aziza Hina 

Mathematics 

Recipients 

Farzad Abdi Nicholas Deisadze Joseph Fitzgerald 

Heather Bond-Beeloo Kelsee Reidy 



THE NORMAN MAILER CAPE AND ISLANDS 
COMMUNITY COLLEGE WRITING AWARD 

Presenter Professor Rita Jones-Hyde 

Humanities and Fine Arts 

Recipient 

Taryn Atwood 

OUTSTANDING STUDENT SENATOR AWARD 

Presenter James Blandino 

Interim Director, Student Life 

Recipient 

Peter A. Bertelli 



PRESIDENT'S AWARD 



Presenter Julie Mulvey 

Director, Athletics and Physical Education 



Recipients 



Brian Callan Amber Dwyer 



PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter Alvin Riley Jr. 

Director, PLAN Program 

Recipients 

Deena Adams Marsha Auguste Brenda Hung 



THE SARRO BROTHERS AWARD 



Presenters Representatives from the 

families of Frank, John, Joseph and Ralph Sarro 

Recipients 

Deena Adams Bettina Lloyd-Alves 

Marsha Auguste Erin Walker 



STUDENT ATHLETE AWARD 

Presenter Julie Mulvey 

Director, Athletics and Physical Education 

Recipients 
Ashley Felaccio John Reardon 



Technical Academic Excellence Awards 

DENTAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM 

Presenter Professor Judy Shannon 

Director, Dental Assistant Program 

Recipients 

Kerri O'Brien Myra Smith 

MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM 

Presenter Vice President Nick Palantzas 

Canton Campus 

Recipient 

Laurie Berlinquet 

PHLEBOTOMY PROGRAM 

Recipients 
Nancy Cruz Marie Real 



VISUAL ARTS PROGRAM 

Recipients 
Cynthia Llanos David McGuirk 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY 

Presenter Dean Felix Devito 

Emergent Technology 

Recipients 

Dena Berthelette Evelyn Dunphy 



THERESA SMITH MEMORIAL AWARD 

Presenter Mary C. Smith 

Committee Chairperson 
Recipient 

Jaclyn Lane 

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS/BOSTON 
CHANCELLOR'S SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE 

Presenter Dr. Barbara Finkelstein 

Senior Vice President, Faculty and Instruction 

Recipient 

Adam Ricci 



UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS/BOSTON 
FOSTER FURCOLO TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP 

Presenter . Professor Kenn Anania 

English 
Recipient 

Suzanne Morris 



Visual Arts Awards 
ARTIST UNION AWARD 

Presenter Professor Linda Dunn 

Department Chair, Visual Arts 

Recipient 
Edward Bowles 

VISUAL ARTS FACULTY AWARD 

Recipient 
Casey Justason 



Reflection 

Student Representative 

Suzanne Morris 



Closing 
Dean Maureen Thayer 



Recessional 

The audience is requested to remain seated for the Recessional. 

Following the ceremony, a reception for the recipients and 

their invited guests will be held in the Fine Arts Lobby. 



Special thanks to the staff of 
Student Life 



Television Studio 



Media Services 



The Buckley Performing Arts Center 
Facilities Department 



Massasoit Food Service